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Lori Madden, MANGROVE REALTY ASSOCIATES
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Posted on 05/23/2020
10521 Amberjack Way #203, Englewood, FL 34224 is now new to the market!
Move in ready and available for immediate enjoyment, this beautifully appointed, TURNKEY FURNISHED, 3 bedroom/2 bath residence offers a slice of upscale island living at its finest! Upon entering through the brand new 8 ft. front door, you are welcomed by all new interior paint in the latest coastal colors and low maintenance driftwood-inspired plank tile flooring. Your eye is immediately drawn to the view beyond the great room to the preserve and lake, truly a nature and bird lover's dream. Either from the boardwalk downstairs or from the sofa on the large and private screened patio, you can fix your binoculars on the natural wonders just...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
What to Look For Before Buying a Waterfront Home
Photo by timokefoto via Pixabay Buying property can be fun, but it can also be exhausting. You want to find a place that fits your personal lifestyle and invest in a home that'll bring you years of happiness. As you're looking at shorefront real estate: 1. Understand Your Access Rights to the Water On the surface, it may...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Adverse Possession Laws in Florida
Image by bjessica092 from Pixabay If someone uses your property for a set number of years and that person does not have your permission, he or she could end up owning your property. The doctrine of adverse possession allows a squatter to take possession of a property that he or she has been living on after 7 years...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
5 Kitchen Tools to Simplify Meal Prep
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Build an Adirondack Chair
Image by Susan Lowry Hare from Pixabay Adirondack chairs are popular on decks and for outdoor living, though they also look great in a rustic living room or cabin! Rather than being straight-backed and uncomfortable, their design make them a joy to sit in. However, a finished Adirondack chair can up to $700 dollars, whereas materials will run...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Use VR to Sell Your Luxury Home
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Virtual reality (VR) may not be in every household in the country, but it's becoming more mainstream by the day. And contrary to popular belief, it's not just video game experts who want to get their hands on the latest technology. See how VR can inspire better offers from motivated buyers, leading to...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Mortgage Types for Luxury Home Purchases
Photo by Vincent Rivaud from Pexels When you buy a luxury home, you have several options when it comes to paying for the home. While some luxury buyers invest fully in the home and purchase outright, most find that opting for a mortgage of some type keeps options open and reserves capital for other things. Mortgages can be...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Pros and Cons of Buying a Condominium
Image by Wayne Feickert from Pixabay Whether you are buying a condo as a starter home, downsizing or if you just don’t like taking care of a yard, a condo might be the perfect situation for you. However, even with the plus of not having to maintain a yard, condos do have other pros and cons. Low Maintenance...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
3 Tips for Moving Across the Country
Photo by Erika Wittlieb via Pixabay Have you ever made a move across the country? While this is a huge step, it can be extremely rewarding. Whether you’re moving for a job or you just want a fresh start, the whole process can be stressful and very expensive. However, there are some tips to consider that can help...
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Posted on 03/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 10427 55TH Court E, Parrish, FL 34219
Rush to see this new lakefront listing in Harrison Ranch because a home this immaculate at this price won't last long in today’s market! Pride of ownership is beautifully reflected in this 2164 square foot 3 bedroom home which includes a large bonus room, 2 baths and a 2 car garage on a lakefront lot with preserve views. This coastal living inspired home features $10,000 in upgrades, including tile throughout (no carpet), lush privacy landscaping, tile backsplash, new ceiling fans, light and bright paint colors, granite countertops, interior laundry room with storage cabinets and underground pet fence. Home chefs will delight in the...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Tackle Homebuying Challenges
The homebuying journey may prove to be difficult, and assorted challenges may arise that make it tough to quickly find and buy your dream house. Whether it's encountering problems during a home inspection or negotiating a house price with a property seller, there is no telling what may happen during your pursuit of your dream home. However, if you...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
5 Facts About Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
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